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ssurance Corporation,

ESTABLISHED A. N. 1720.

No. 7 Royal Exchange, Cornhill,

LONDON, ENGLAND.

HEAD AGENCY OFFICE,

56 St. Francois Xavier Street,

MONTREAL.

$150,000 INVESTED IN GOVERNMENT SECURITIES,

IN CONFORMITY WITH THE ACT OF PARLIAMENT.

FIRE DEPARTMENT.

INSURANCE against LOSS BY FIRE effected on the most favorable terms.

LIFE DEPARTMENT.

The Corporation has granted Assurances on Lives for nearly a CENTURY AND A HALF, having issued its First Policy on the 7th June, 1721.

Two-thirds of the entire Profits, WITHOUT ANY DEDUCTION FOR EXPENSES OR MANAGEMENT, are allotted to the Assured. This arrangement will be found to be more advantageous to the Policy-holders than an apparently larger proportion of the Profits, subject to the expenses of management. The profits are declared at the end of every five years, and the share of the Policy-holders may be appropriated either in increase of the Sum Assured, or as an immediate Cash payment.

ROMEO H. STEPHENS,

Agent for Canada.

MONTREAL, JANUARY, 1872.

THE ENGLISH LAW REPORTS.

118 616-11870.

The Printers and Publishers 10 the INCORPORATED Council of Law REPORTING FOR ENGLAND AND WALES, beg to announce that having purchased the whole of the BACK STOCK of the LAW REPORTS, they now offer them at the following considerably reduced prices :

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d. € 8. d. € s. d.

d. The ENTIRE SERIES (excepting the WEEKLY Nores) for any single

4 4 0 4 17 6 5 10 0 5 17 6 year............ The ENTIRE SERIES (excepting the WEEKLY Norxs) for the five years 20 0 0 23 0 26 0 0 29 0

N.B. - The Unfinished Volumes are in paper wrappers. The WEEKLY NOTES for any single year (excepting 1887).......... 0 15 0 | 0 18 01 100111 0

* Single Parts or Volumes will be charged as heretofore.

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The subscription to the Law Reports for the present and future years remains the same as heretofore, viz:

£ d. Entire Series

($28.00)

5 5 Common Law or Equity

($16.00)

3 3 Appellate Series .

($11.00) Subscriptions for 1872 ought to be at once forwarded in order to insure the January part

being duly delivered. AGENTS IN THE DOMINION :- Toronto : Adam, Stevenson & Co., Copp, Clark & Co.; Montreal : Dawson Bros.

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HYMNS, ANCIENT AND MODERN. The Printers and Publishers of Hymns, Ancient and Modern, beg to draw the attention of the Clergy and Public to this Hymnal, which can be had of all Booksellers in the Dominion. In England it is used in over 5000. Parishes, and in many of the Cathedrals, including London and York. In the Colonies it is also very generally used.

The cheapest edition is ONE PENNY. A Specimen Page Catalogue post free on application to the publishers.

HYMNS, ANCIENT AND MODERN,

BOUND WITH THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. All the Editions have the New LECTIONARY. The Cheapest Edition is SIXPENCE.

*** Lists and full particulars of Size and Binding will be forwarded Post Free on application. AGENTS FOR CANADA:-Toronto: Adam, Stevenson & Co., Campbell & Son, Copp, Clark

& Co., and H. Rowsell; Montreal: Dawson Bros.; Quebec: R. Morgan; and of all Booksellers.

WILLIAM CLOWES & SONS, LONDON,

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PAGE.

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THE CANADIAN CENSUS OF 1871, by Arthur Harvey, Esq., F.S.S.
MARCHING IN, a Poem on the Occupation of the Citadel of Quebec by the First
Canadian Garrison, by “York".

105
MARGUERITE KNELLER, Artist and Woman, by Miss Murray, Wolfe Island, Author
of “The Cited Curate,” (Chapters IV., V., VI.,

vii.)..

107 ON A HUMMING BIRD, a Poem, by G. Neot...

117 EARLY CHRISTIAN ART AND SYMBOLISM, by the Rev. W. H. Withrow, M.A., Niagara. 119 FEBRUARY, a Poem, by J. A. Boyd, Esq., M.A., Toronto

126 MODERN Dress, by Mrs. C. R. Corson

127 THE BACHELOR'S WIFE, a Poem, by Mrs. M. E. Muchall, Peterborough....

131 A NORTH AMERICAN ZOLLVEREIN, by Charles Lindsey, Esq., Toronto..

132 ONE WOMAN'S VALENTINE, a Poem, by “ L. M.".

137 A NIGHT OF TERROR IN THE BACKWOODS OF CANADA, a True Story, by Mrs. M. E. Muchall........

138 TO AN INDIAN'S SKULL, by Alexander McLachlan, Esq., Erin.

142 THE RECENT STRUGGLE IN THE PARLIAMENT OF ONTARIO, by a Bystander........ 143 ALEXIS, a Poem, by John Reade, Esq., of Montreal, Author of "The Prophecy of Merlin and other Poems”.

150 TRANSLATIONS AND SELECTIONS ;

Three Summer Stories-No.I., In the Sunshine, from the German of Theodor Storm 152
Henry Cavendish........

158 On Hibernicisms in Philosophy, by His Grace the Duke of Argyll....

164 Mr. Helps as an Essayist, by the Rev. Charles Kingsley, M.A., Canon of Chester 170 BOOK REVIEWS......

176 LITERARY NOTES..

190 TO CORRESPONDENTS. Intending Contributors are respectfully reminded that the space we can devote to original matter is by no means large. It will be necessary, therefore, to exercise a careful discretion in the selection of papers for publication. No article can be accepted unless it be of reasonable length, and possessed of some distinctive claim upon public attention.

All communications in reference to the "CANADIAN MONTHLY” should be addressed to the publishers Messrs. ADAM, STEVENSON & Co., 10 King Street East, Toronto.

LIST OF ADVERTISERS.
BEFORE READING MATTER.

AFTER READING MATTER.
Blaikie & Alexander,...
.Toronto. Adam, Stevenson & Co.,..

Toronto. “ Canadian Monthly” Prospectus..

Arthurs, William & Co., “Church Herald” Printing and Pub

Brown Brothers, . lishing Company, .

Campbell, James & Son, Dun, Wiman & Co., ..

Canada First," an Address, Ellis' Hair Manufactory,

Collins, William, Sons & Co.,. Glasgow Equitable Life Assurance Company,.

Damoreau, C. F.,.

Toronto. Ewing, R. D. & Co., .

Harper & Brothers,..

New York. Hunter, Rose & Co.,«.

Hodder & Stoughton,

London. Laird, R. H.,....

Lovell, John...

Montreal London Assurance Corporation, . Montreal. Moxon, E., Son & Co.,

.London. Nordheimer, A. & S.,.

Toronto. Murray, Middlemiss & Co.,... Toronto. Queen's Hotel,

Ontario Religious Tract & Book So.,.. The Victoria Chemical Company,

Quetton St. George & Co.,... Western Assurance Company,

Rowney, George & Co.,

London, Willing & Williamson,..

Rowsell & Hutchison,.

Toronto. Willmott, J. Branston, D.D.S.,

Strahan, Alexander & Co.,.

. London.
Terry, Stoneman & Co.,..
Ward, Lock & Tyler,

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"HE census of 1861 gave to Upper and | The previous census, both of 1851 and 1861, Lower Canada, New Brunswick, and

have been wrong,

and Nova Scotia, about three million souls, and the difference thus be easily accounted for. if these Provinces had continued to increase Still, the system of enumeration adopted in until 1871, as fast as they were said to have 1871 is more likely to have brought about done for the ten preceding years, they would an under than an over statement of numnow have numbered four millions and a bers, and critical examination should, in quarter, instead of under three millions and the first place, be pointed in this direction. a half.* The difference between the antici The census of 1861 was taken in one day; pated figures and the actual statement is grave and the de facto population, that is, the popand the public are as steadily denying the ulation actually there, was assigned to each accuracy of the recent census, as the officials house, village, county, city. The census of are upholding it. It does not follow from 1871 was intended to assign to each Prothe fact that the general expectation has been vince its de jure population, or the populadisappointed, that the officials are mistaken. tion that should of right have been there,

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3,484,924 394, 363 12.76 Entered according to Act the of Parliament of Canada in the year 1872, by Adam, Stevenson & Co., in the Office of the

Minister of Agriculture.

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